"Roots of Africa" Music Ensemble to Perform October 25

From 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 25 in the Academy Hall auditorium, Professor Ade Knowles will lead the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble as they continue chasing the rhythms with their first performance of the semester.

Don't Miss the Art_x Symposium on Music, Sound and Mathematics!

October 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: EMPAC Studio Beta

The Art_x Symposium on Music, Sound and Mathematics presents current practices in the field, as well as new and novel research from around the Institute. The keynote presentation, "A Theory of Musical Interest," will be given at 1:00 PM by Dr. Gareth Loy, author of Musimathics. The event will also feature demos and tutorials from 9:00AM to noon, presentations from 1:00PM to 4:00PM, and a panel discussion from 4:00Pm to 5:00PM. A reception will also be held at Evelyn's Café. The event is free and open to the community.



Environmental Health and Safety Seminar-Personal Protective Equipment

Thursday, November 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Human Resources-Gurley Building
Description: This informational session is one in a series of Environmental Health and Safety sessions designed to convey Rensselaer policy and program information. This session satisfies the course requirement associated with Faculty and Staff EHS course curriculums, provided in Traincaster and on associated Performance Management Tools. For more information regarding this session or associated EHS training content, please contact Will Fahey at extension 2318 or at faheyw@rpi.edu.
Contact: Will Fahey 518-276-2318


United Way Dine to Donate Event

Thursday, November 9, 2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Recovery Sports Grill 235 Hoosick St, Troy, NY 12180 235 Hoosick Street Troy, NY 12180
Description: Please join the United Way Committee for this year's dine to donate event! Certificates must be presented to your server for a 15% donation of your entire bill (excluding tips/taxes) to the United Way of the Greater Capital Region. Certificates are available at the following locations: CII 9015, 4th Floor Troy Building, Greene 115, Service Building 215, Front Desk of Admissions, and Science Center 1C05. Certificates are only available prior to this event. Thank you for your continued support!
Contact: United Way Committee


"Reproducible Data Science in the Cloud" Topic of October 26 Seminar

Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Ricketts 211
Description: This exciting seminar will feature a presentation titled "Reproducible Data Science in the Cloud," with Daniel Whitenack, Ph.D., data scientist at Pachyderm. This event is co–sponsored by the Rensselaer Center for Supply Networks and Analytics, the Rensselaer Center for Open Source (RCOS), the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications, and the Paul J. '69 and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship.
Contact: Jason Kuruzovich 518-276-2332


New Game App Fosters Understanding of the Molecular Nature of Our World

My Molecularium app aims to boost global science literacy and energize more young people to pursue careers in science, technology, and engineering

Gamers of all ages will be blown away by a new free app called My Molecularium, a fun, action-packed molecule building game. This fast-paced, free game app challenges players to build a wide variety of fascinating molecules, from H2O and vitamin C to caffeine and adrenalin.

My Molecularium is available for free at the Apple App Store or Google Play today. Or, you can access it here: http://molecularium.com/MyMolecularium.html

The action-oriented app is played by launching atoms at target bond sites to assemble molecules of increasing complexity and difficulty. Players aim and launch their atoms by moving their device using innovative laser-guided gyroscopic technology. The object of the game is to create as many molecules as you can in the shortest period of time. Fun facts about each molecule are shared with players, along with an accuracy bonus for each completed molecule. A wide range of achievements can be earned as players advance through the different levels, each with their own challenges.

The app is the latest effort of the successful Molecularium® Project, spearheaded by faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and funded by the National Science Foundation and others to...

From RPI News: New Game App Fosters Understanding of the Molecular Nature of Our World

Gamers of all ages will be blown away by a new free app called My Molecularium, a fun, action-packed molecule building game. This fast-paced, free game app challenges players to build a wide variety of fascinating molecules from H2O and vitamin C to caffeine and adrenalin.

Flu Clinic to be Held October 23

Monday, October 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: DCC Great Hall
Description: Flu shots are free for Rensselaer students, and $15 for faculty and staff. Supplies are limited, so please plan to arrive early, especially if you have underlying medical conditions - such as asthma, diabetes, liver disease, kidney disease or any other major illness -- or if you have recently had major surgery.
Contact: Student Health Center 518-276-6287


Flu Clinics to Continue October 24

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Mueller Center
Description: Flu shots are free for Rensselaer students, and $15 for faculty and staff. Supplies are limited, so please plan to arrive early, especially if you have underlying medical conditions - such as asthma, diabetes, liver disease, kidney disease or any other major illness -- or if you have recently had major surgery.
Contact: Student Health Center 518-276-6287


Student Health Center Offering Final Flu Clinic October 25

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Commons Dining Hall
Description: Flu shots are free for Rensselaer students, and $15 for faculty and staff. Supplies are limited, so please plan to arrive early, especially if you have underlying medical conditions - such as asthma, diabetes, liver disease, kidney disease or any other major illness -- or if you have recently had major surgery.
Contact: Student Health Center 518-276-6287